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These Common Myths Are Actually Very Much False

Vikings wore horned helmets. No historical finding has confirmed this theory. Horns on Viking helmets “appeared” only in the 19th century because this is how they started to be portrayed by artists. You gain more calories when you eat at night. It does not matter what time of the day you eat. The only thing that really matters is the …

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Interesting Facts About The Legions Of Ancient Rome

How did they recruit? During the peak of the Roman Empire, the legions of Rome were recruited (voluntarily) from the citizen class and mainly from rural areas, due to their more hardy nature. A letter of recommendation was needed from a noteworthy or influential figure, and bad references could lead to a citizen only able to join the (shock, horror) …

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World Record’s Largest Body Armor On Display

Weighing in at 260-lbs. and made up of 5,840 metal plates, this is the Guinness World Record holder for the largest suit of animal armor. This life-size display is actually missing a part of the suit. The complete suit is estimated to be made up of 8,439 metal plates and weigh around 350 pounds. Take a second to think about …

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New Half-million Dollar Ripsaw “Tank” Looks Radically Fun

A company named Howe and Howe Technologies has just released its 2018 line-up of Ripsaw tracked off-road vehicles. (It’s not actually a “tank” but the internet is calling it that…just roll with it) Unlike the older original Ripsaws sold to the public (pictured above), the 3 new ones have a covered cockpit seating arrangement. These are the three variants for …

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In Middle Ages This Was Believed To Be True…

There are small people in sperm Yes, in the 17th and 18th centuries, scientists really thought this way! More than that, they thought that every baby was already formed and the only thing left to do was to grow up. And women were only seen as “incubators.” It was only later that people appeared to challenge this opinion. They thought that the origin of life was somewhere in the female …

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Jobs That Have Gone Extinct With Modern Technology

Whether we like it or not, technological innovation keeps on marching forward. And with it comes leaps in productivity and sometimes new jobs to work with that tech. Except, sometimes technology ends up making a certain set of jobs obsolete. These jobs here, employed hundreds of not thousands around the world for a good deal of time. Then, one day, …

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20 Human Errors That Changed History

No matter how bad you screwed up at work today, it pales in comparison to some of these. We all make mistakes, it’s just human nature. Kind of like the time I got blackout drunk and thought the holes in my jeans were windows on a skyscraper. After moving my leg and thinking the “skyscrapers” were falling, I got so …

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Life Before The Internet

The internet was supposed to revolutionize our lives, and it has, to a point. It was supposed to make things easier and bring people around the globe closer together. Easier? Somewhat. Closer together? Yeah, not so much. Maybe it was too much too soon. Maybe people weren’t meant to wield so much digital power. Either way, it’s fun to look …

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Weird Stuff Google Earth Found That Baffled Scientists

As much as we think we know about this incredible planet we call home, Earth still has plenty of mysteries left to be discovered. It’s a big planet and humans have only been around for about 200k years or so. As modern technology advances though, the study and exploration of Earth is getting easier and easier. Enter Google Earth–The company …

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Disability Is Nothing For A True Artist!

Mariusz Kedzierski Was Born Without Arms But Still Managed To Fulfill His Dream Of Drawing Realistic Paintings Along With Speech Therapy, Iris Grace’s, Who Has Autism, Parents Introduced Her To Painting, Which Is When They Discovered Her Amazing Talent Diagnosed With Autism At Age Three, Stephen Wiltshire Is Now Famous For Producing Highly Detailed Scenes After Just A Brief Glance …

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Watches That Are As Expensive As Cars

Pocket Watch 1970 BA/12 This hand engraved pocket watch by Breguet costs $734,000. Blancpain 1735 Grande Complication This $800,000 watch has a strap made of alligator skin! Magistralis This $860,000 watch by Louis Moinet contains an actual piece of moon rock within its machinery. Black Caviar Bang This $1 million watch by Hublot was released in 2009 and is covered …

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